Environment Views: When it rains, it pours

As yet another June rainfall pelts against my windows, I am thinking about the still flooded Woodbine Beach, and photos and film footage I have seen of the Toronto Islands underwater. I know I am not the only one worrying about this year’s disturbing spring weather and how it affects homeowners, nature lovers, motorists, wildlife […]

Surprising side effects of the Toronto flooding

While recent flooding and high water levels have impacted the lives of people on land, it’s also caused issues for those who like to spend their time on the water. Outer Harbour Marina announced on May 12 that they would have to take extra precautions when it came to launching boats in the water this […]

City talks sewers and development in Ward 32

About two dozen East End residents gathered at the Balmy Beach Club on Dec. 3, to hear an update on the state of sewage and storm drain infrastructure in the Beach. The meeting, organized by Ward 32 councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon, was run by Toronto Water General Manager Lou di Gironimo, Manager of Stormwater Management Ted […]